Contractors and installers mut play active role in building safety says Wrexham Mineral Cables

Wrexham Mineral Cables (WMC) has called on contractors and installers to play their part in improving building safety by increasing their understanding of the performance capabilities of fire-resistant cables. The leading UK manufacturer of ‘fire-resistant’, or what they prefer to…

Building safety a ‘ticking time bomb’ if fire cable testing isn’t strengthened, says Wrexham Mineral Cables

A leading manufacturer of fire-resistant cables believes building safety could remain a ‘ticking time bomb’ if product testing for fire cables is not strengthened. For many years, Wrexham Mineral Cables has been calling for more stringent testing standards as it…

Welcome changes to building regulations intensifies focus on performance of ‘fire-resistant’ cables, says Wrexham Mineral Cables

A leading manufacturer of Mineral Insulated Copper Cables is urging specifiers and designers to highly consider the stresses real-life fire scenarios have on ‘fire-resistant’ cables, so they can choose products that will truly withstand a critical situation. As the focus…

New website for Wrexham Mineral Cables provides wide-ranging content on fire safety issues

Wrexham Mineral Cables, a leading UK manufacturer of fire-resistant mineral cables, has announced the launch of its upgraded website. As well as a completely fresh look, the website – www.wrexhammineralcables.com – has been designed to provide both new and existing…

WMC believe a better understanding of fire-resistant cables will improve building safety

Wrexham Mineral Cables (WMC), a leading UK manufacturer of fire-resistant mineral insulated cables, says now is the time to focus and understand the pivotal role they play in building safety, before more lives are put at risk. WMC’s call to…

Government testing review welcomed but ‘more needs to be done’ says Wrexham Mineral Cables

‘A step in the right direction but more needs to be done,’ is the response from Wrexham Mineral Cables (WMC) following the government’s announcement that it will hold a review of current systems for testing construction products. The review comes…

Fire-safety focus ‘must go further than cladding,’ says Wrexham Mineral Cables

A leading UK manufacturer of fire-resistant mineral insulated cables has called for unidentified fire-safety hazards to be put under the spotlight, or else, it says, more lives could be put at risk. Last month, the UK government set out a…

MI Cable – A Natural Choice for ExD applications in Hazardous Environments

Comprised of highly compressed Hand Fed Magnesium Oxide (MgO) blocks to insulate solid copper conductors, and sealed tightly with its own inbuilt “conduit” Mineral Insulated Copper Cable or MIC Cable is a natural product for use in Hazardous areas. As…

Installer Training – MIC Cable – Removing Barriers to Use, Promoting Best Practise, driving safety

In 2018, a reason raised consistently by international contractors for not using MI cable is the perceived high level of skill required to correctly install it. Skills gaps within contractor teams and the frequent migration of personnel in and out…

Students from Leeds College of Building visit Wrexham Mineral Cables

Twelve students from Leeds College of Building visited Wrexham Mineral Cables in North Wales on 21 st January. The visit was organised by Nathan Cook, Export Sales Manager to show the group of 16-18 year olds how mineral insulated cable…

Wrexham Mineral Cables sets new industry benchmark

One of the world’s leading fire survival cable manufacturers has set a new industry benchmark for the production of mineral cable. Wrexham Mineral Cables has completed its first full run of 4H25 cables on its recently-installed £5 million pound second production…

Welsh cable manufacturer joins calls for higher fire safety standards

One of the world’s leading fire survival cable manufacturers is adding its voice to calls for higher fire safety standards. Wrexham Mineral Cables produces fire survival cables used for critical electrical circuits such as fire alarms, smoke detection and extraction…

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